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SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery and the British Standards Institution (BSI Group) announced today that GovDelivery has received ISO 27001 certification, widely accepted as the world's most prestigious information security management standard. This certification further illustrates GovDelivery's long-held commitment to ongoing protective measures and its strong focus on the customer experience.
Use of the BSI Group logo illustrates that GovDelivery has undergone a rigorous policy and procedure review ensuring that security procedures and processes are both in place and documented. By outlining, clarifying and refining these important processes, GovDelivery has been able to solidify a framework to ensure success in the next phase of its growth evolution.
Brent Kastner, Chief Technology Officer at GovDelivery states, "Confidentiality, integrity and availability have been cornerstones of GovDelivery's business since we launched in 2000. Continuing in that tradition, we've chosen a framework [ISO 27001] that provides industry-recognized risk management and security standards for every employee all the way up to senior management and board members."
BSI Group's vetting process is comprised of several rigorous examinations that consider potential security risks, information controls and data processes to determine the overall success of an institution's safety levels. Organizations that pursue independent ISO 27001 accreditation are prioritizing the security of their customers' data and their business. By receiving this certification from BSI Group, GovDelivery has taken a significant step to differentiate itself from competitors by ensuring its processes and procedures are aligned with industry standards for cloud-based services.
"GovDelivery is delighted to receive this recognition from the world's leading authority on security infrastructure," says Bob Ainsbury, Chief Operating Officer at GovDelivery. "This milestone is beneficial not only for our company but also for our customers who require the utmost assurance of security and data policy with regard to cloud-based systems while using our solutions every minute of every day to communicate with the public."